Alum returns to present geology colloquium

Posted 5 years 4 months ago
Afghanistan map

Franklin College alumnus Ed Moritz (B.S., Geology, '82) returns to campus next week to give a talk about his work on oil and gas projects in Afghanistan. His talk, "Afghanistan's Mineral Endowment: Example Projects from the Hydrocarbon and Mining Sectors," will be held at 3:30 pm on Thursday, October 11 in room 200A of the Geography and Geology Building. The talk is free and the public is invited to attend.

Mr. Moritz joined Gustavson Associates in September 1989 and became President of the firm in August 2007. Since that time he has been involved in and personally conducted...

UGA Art instructor creates monument to Revolutionary War patriots

Posted 5 years 6 months ago

The City of Washington, Ga., will unveil a new monument featuring a scultpture by UGA instructor Kinzey Branham that honors American patriots who fought in the Revolutionary War - including African Americans and Native Americans - on Aug. 11 at 10 a.m. on the square in downtown Washington.


Branham created a three-piece granite and bronze monument with the bust of American spy James Armistead Lafayette as its centerpiece. The monument also will tell the story of Wilkes County slave Austin Dabney and honor the estimated 5,000 to 8,000 African-American soldiers who...

UGA alumni artists showcase

Posted 5 years 6 months ago

University of Georgia alumni artists present the 4th Annual UGA Alumni Art Showcase with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 3 at the Winsor Gallery in McDonough Georgia.

The show will be on display through the month of August. The show featuring metro Atlanta artists is sponsored by the UGA Alumni Association Metro Atlanta Chapter, the UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art, the McDonough Arts Council, and the Winsor Gallery.

Alumni from the Lamar Dodd School of Art are a very prolific group who support the school as they keep their ties to UGA near and dear, and...

Student and Alumni news

Posted 5 years 7 months ago

Students and alumni from the Franklin College are doing great things all over the world, here are examples from just two of those we heard about today:

Jason Carter, a BFA student in painting and drawing at the Lamar Dodd School of Art has spent the summer working as a studio assistant for Berlin-based artist Michael Markwick. A selection of Jason's most recent works on paper will be on display July 22-23 at Studio M3 in Berlin, Germany. For more information about Carter, his work and this international show, visit this site.


Viacom Media Networks named Ross...

Study abroad blogging

Posted 5 years 8 months ago

It's the medium of the internet age, but still one we don't take enough advantage of: blogging.

A funny argument to make on a blog, sure; but here I'm thinking specifically of a weblog as a kind of informational travelogue for students when they study abroad. Not only can you share photos and written descriptions of your experiences with family, friends and colleagues; a blog helps us all piece together and understand the story of what it is you are doing. Case in point: this blog by UGA students participating in a study abroad program in Tanzania.

Another, written by a...